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Was a great jazz trumpet player, composer, and singer; sang 'scat'
Spent most of their life in Harlem, making it so much the center of their literary career that he was often introduced as 'the Poet Laureate of Harlem'
Was an abolitionist, orator and writer who fought against slavery and for women's rights; the first African-American citizen appointed to high ranks in the U.S. government.
Was a writer, historian, leader and one of the founders of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People); first black to receive a Ph.D. from Harvard Unive
Worked for racial equality in the USA; active in the movement for civil rights and racial equality; celebrate a holiday in honor of him.
First African-American justice of the US Supreme Court.
Sued for his freedom in court since he had been taken to a 'free' state.
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She refused to give up her seat to a white man.
Was the first black man allowed to play major league baseball.
44th President of the USA
Escaped slavery in Maryland in 1849 and traveled north, helped hundreds of other slaves flee to the north to freedomhelped hundreds of other slaves flee to the north to freedomhelp
She was born a slave in New York State, but was freed in 1827. After becoming a preacher, she campaigned for the abolition of slavery and for women's rights.
Dedicated his life to education as a means of obtaining equality.

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